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Poster: brewster Date: Oct 8, 2004 1:57am
Forum: freecache Subject: Re: freecache a dead horse now?

the coral guys are up for the redirect, so prepending on a URL should work again.

The also changed how they handle files larger than 50MB by just redirecting back to the original source.

so we have a system that will work again, and we can move this experiment forward!


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Poster: compn Date: Apr 26, 2005 11:31pm
Forum: freecache Subject: Coral for mostly small files?

the whole point was to cache large files and save the original host, coral seems to be better for html and smaller files.

anyways, freecache was great while it was around and hopefully coral will continue and improve.

also is going to, i thought this would be redirected properly? or even to the freecache page on

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Poster: AlexeyPetrov Date: Apr 8, 2006 12:46pm
Forum: freecache Subject: Re: Coral for mostly small files?

CoBlitz service in PlanetLab (CoDeeN) now do the similar thing as FreeCache did in the past - they cache large files of unlimited size. Distinctly, they distribute every file to many nodes and collect them "on-the-fly" for every downloader. The only limits are: not allowed illegal movie/music/warez.
To use it, just add prefix to any URL, and everybody will be able to download it by usual Web Browser without any additional software.

More info you can find here:

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Poster: compn Date: Apr 9, 2006 3:16pm
Forum: freecache Subject: Re: Coral for mostly small files?

thanks, i'll have to remember that.

i think there was a small window between freecache and other file hosting sites like and . luckily its now easier to find such hosts.